Former ‘General Hospital’ star separating from wife: ‘The child is not mine’

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Former “General Hospital” actor Steve Burton announced Wednesday he is separated from his wife of more than 20 years because she is pregnant with another man’s baby.

” I wanted to clarify something. Burton posted on his Instagram story, “Sheree and me are separated.” “She recently announced that her fourth child is on the way. The child is not mine.”

The actor stated that they plan to continue co-parenting their children and requested privacy.

Burton, 51, married his wife Sheree Gustin in 1999 and they have two daughters – Makena, 18, and Brooklyn, 7, and a son, Jack, 16.

Sheree Gustin and Steve Burton attend the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Pasadena Civic Center on May 05, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Sheree Gustin and Steve Burton attend the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Pasadena Civic Center on May 05, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images
(Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

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Gustin recently posted a photo of her baby bump on her Instagram story with the caption “Life sure is full of surprises!” However, she has not yet spoken out about her child’s paternity or separation. The post was shared on a fan blog.

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Steve Burton, “General Hospital”
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Burton was let go from “General Hospital” when he refused to get a required coronavirus vaccine. He claimed that he was denied his appeals to a religious or medical exemption.

Sheree Gustin and Steve Burton attend the 46th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 1, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Sheree Gustin and Steve Burton attend the 46th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 1, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images
(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

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“This is also about personal freedom to me,” he said in an Instagram video last year. “I don’t believe anyone should lose their livelihood because of this. Having said that, I know I will always be grateful for my time at the “General Hospital”. I love it there.

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